WPI Embedded Camera When students, Thanacha Choopojcharoen, Adam Jardim, Deniz Ozgoren, Sean Casley, under the direction of professors Cagdas D Onal and Taskin Padir; worked on their Master Qualifying Project at WPI last Fall, they never imaged a first place win at the highly prized Cornell Cup presented by Intel. The field of universities, from around the country, showcased the best in embedded design systems. WPI 3D Printed Prototype Smart Hand The Smart Robot Hand answered a critical need.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 years ago
rethink robotics SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2016-2017 includes more value than ever before! SOLIDWORKS Education Edition now includes SOLIDWORKS Electrical Professional. It’s easier than ever to teach design, mechatronics, and robotics all in one simple interface. We’ve included SOLIDWORKS Composer and SOLIDWORKS Visualize, world-class documentation and rendering are at your fingertips.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Boys and Girls Lifting Bridge The Big Bridge. If you are creating a freshman engineering experience or a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) lesson with brainstorming, designing, testing, redesigning, hands-on building and ofcourse making certain students and instructors have fun, then the Big Bridge could be your next project. The Big Bridge project, developed by Richard “Corporal Willy” Williams was center stage at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, last month, when groups of boys
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 years ago
321 science The 321 Science program creates simple videos about space for your students, videos such as Asteroid Fact vs Fiction. You can find the complete playlist here. messages to bennu-01 (1) Osiris-Rex is a partnership between the University of Arizona, NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center and Lockheed Martin. One of their projects is exploring the asteroid, Bennu. You and your students can send your names to Bennu by clicking here..
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 years ago
My name is Colleen Gallagher and I am an Electrical Engineering Major entering my fourth year at Northeastern University. I am currently an intern on the SOLIDWORKS Education team and I have to say, my favorite part about this job is the 3D printing! This post is all about modeling and 3D printing various versions of an alligator pin using Sindoh’s 3DWOX. IMG_4613 The 3DWox PrinterThe 3DWOX uses a 3D printing method knowns as FFF, which stands for “Fused Filament Fabrication”.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, AlphaLab Gear is a nationally ranked hardware accelerator with a mission of helping early-stage physical product companies grow and scale in order to move through the first stages of the company faster. AlphaLab Gear invests up to $125,000 in each startup then provides guidance in two different modules: the first focused on customer discovery, and the second is focused on manufacturing at scale. With an excellent staff, on-site technical experts, mentors,
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 months ago
Winner of the Top Sales Representative award at the SOLIDWORKS World 2017, Caroline Dee tells us about her journey from starting as a saleswoman-by-chance to becoming the best in the field. Youngest of six brothers and sisters, Caroline grew up in Natick MA, and now lives in Sudbury, MA, with her husband and her dog. She is a proud mother of two talented college-going daughters. She majored in business studies at UMass Amherst with a focus in marketing, and eventually fell into a job in Sales.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
WiBotic has commercialized technology developed at The University of Washington to deliver wireless power and battery intelligence solutions for autonomous robots. These fully autonomous robots are able to navigate and “think” for themselves; but, there is a problem. Their batteries do not last very long and recharging stations with physical contacts wear out over time.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
Marie Max and Jerry Center Stage at SolidWorks World My dream became a reality when I was center stage at SolidWorks World speaking with Max Lizarraga and Jerry Miranda from Mt Sac Community College, sharing their story with the SolidWorks community. A story of providing students the best in SolidWorks skills, SolidWorks certification, interaction with the local SolidWorks Users Group and the SolidWorks community for jobs was my dream when I took the position at SolidWorks. Thanks to a dedicated
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
INEGI, aka Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, is one of the most prestigious engineering institutes in Portugal, with 30 years of experience in bringing forth new technologies in the field of research and development. It positions technological innovation right at the interface between industries and universities. INEGI promotes research, technology-based innovations, and transfer of technology oriented towards the industrial sector. It currently
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Worcester Clean Tech Incubator (WCTI) Logo Founded around the mission to support Clean Tech startups, Worcester Clean Tech Incubator (WCTI) is rapidly developing and increasing their capacity to serve the innovation economy. WCTI is creating a well-coordinated support system for the Entrepreneurs in the Worcester, Massachusetts community. Partnering up with organizations such as Mass CEC, National Grid – The Sustainability Hub, Coghlin Electric, The Coghlin Companies, Bowditch & Dewey, Shepherd
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
Marie Presents at WPI FRC Event First Robotics Championship (FRC) qualifying events exploded with excitement this weekend as high school teams prepared for their place in the District Events and the FRC World Championship in April. Yesterday I opened the WPI District Qualifying Event in Worcester, MA in front of 40 teams from New England. Earning a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute – WPI has given me the opportunity to work with students all over
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
CSWA Academic Certificate In a tough job market, CAD certification is becoming a required credential for that first interview. The Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam tests a designer’s knowledge in the fundamentals of engineering design using SolidWorks. The CSWA exam is the first of eleven SolidWorks certification exams designers take for life-long learning. SolidWorks provides qualified schools the ability to give the CSWA exam to their students.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
Jack Hall CSWA WPI When WPI faculty member John “Jack” Hall received his PhD from the University of Florida in 1962, he began a career in vibration analysis and soil mechanics. Jack has a drive for continuous learning. After learning SOLIDWORKS during this summer, Jack earned his Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA). WPI Team Photo 2016 Jack is also co-advisor to the WPI Formula SAE team.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Young designers use SOLIDWORKS to innovate and invent. The Technical Innovation and Invention Olympics is a countrywide contest for high school students in Poland. Thanks to the competition, future engineers can present their knowledge, skills, and also win an entry into a chosen University. Maciej Krzywicki, a student from Electrical, Electronics, and Mechanical High School in Bielsko-Biała, Poland, is one of the Olympics laureate’s with his project, “Mobile Furnace for Steel Heat Treatment”,
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
FEA results in eDrawings on iPad This week I was talking to my colleague, Delphine Genourvrier, about ways SOLIDWORKS applications can be used together to make student capstone design projects and competition presentations easier to explain. Delphine reminded me on how SOLIDWORKS Simulation results and eDrawings can be used together – making it easy to communicate an idea quickly to teammates, professors and judges. Here is Delphine’s story: How to Easily Democratize Simulation Results By
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 years ago
SWResearch_rocket Companies use our commercial licenses to design the best products in the world. Students use the SOLDIWORKS Education Edition to learn more about design and engineering. There is also another category, the SOLIDWORKS Research Edition. Turn your best ideas into big results.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 years ago
image002 For Nick Broadbent, Bristol, UK, “a journey is more than getting to your destination, it’s about enjoying the ride” Tailfin is a rack that complements your bike – brilliantly. image001 Nick and team re-designed and re-engineered the bike rack and pannier, which has remained unchanged for nearly half a century, to a modern, light, and simple design. As part of the SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur program, Nick is able to achieve the product of his dreams and today launch Tailfin through
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 years ago
My name is Colleen Gallagher and I am an Electrical Engineering Major entering my fourth year at Northeastern University. This post will discuss three different videos, produced by me, covering how to model and 3D print various items using a Makerbot Replicator. These items include an elephant phone holder, a personalized dog tag and a racecar. First off, what kind of 3D printer is a Makerbot Replicator?
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2017 is here! Shared by SOLIDWORKS mentor, Earl Hasz January 7, 2017 marked the kickoff of the exciting design and build competition season. SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SOLIDWORKS will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Workshop for Warriors CAD Team Photos Veteran’s Day was established after WWI to remember those who served. Today Workshops for Warriors in San Diego California is rebuilding America’s advanced manufacturing workforce by a rigorous skills based training program with the latest technology. I got to visit WFW with my colleague, Chris Morse, who runs the SOLIDWORKS Military Veterans Program (MVP) at Dassault Systemes. WorkshopsforWarriors Branches The SOLIDWORKS team has also been at WFW to create
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 years ago
This year’s SAE AERO Design West competition took place in the heart of the USA, nestled right in Fort Worth Texas. Students from all around the world and from different walks of life, filled the hotel lobby with propellers, DC motors, and aerodynamic fuselages, as they marched their planes in and out of the judges’ arena. Day 1 of the event was all about technical qualifications. A warm Texas morning welcomed the teams to the Thunderbird Field that hosted the Day 2’s agenda: Flight.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
SolidWorks Japan EDU Teacher Simulation Camp Thermal Educators have been very busy in Japan this week learning how to apply SOLIDWORKS Simulation to enhance the classroom experience for their students. SolidWorks Japan Tomoko Shimamura, Simulation TTM conducted the Hands-On training to University and High School Educators. SolidWorks Japan EDU Teacher Simulation Camp 3 Trying to get students to understand concepts of Stress, Vibration and Thermal Analysis can be challenging for educators.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 years ago
Mods is a fabrication platform developed by MIT Center for Bits and Atoms, Dr. Neil Gershenfeld. Mods provides a set of software tools for personal fabrication, intended for use with machines common to Fab Labs, Shawn Liu introduces mods and the integration between mods and SolidWorks. mods and xDesign Fab labs provide widespread access to modern means for invention. They began as an outreach project from MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA), and became into a collaborative and global network.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago